3 Reasons Why We Love Purdue Technology
June 27, 2014, No Comments

In August, I will begin my 25th year at the College of Technology, and I love the University, the college. I’ve be ...

Lectures Aren’t Just Boring, They’re Ineffective, Too, Study Finds
May 19, 2014, No Comments

Science Insider has posted this evidence-based article that shows that lectures in undergraduate courses are ineffective ...

The Connected Generation
February 22, 2013, No Comments

I just read a survey conducted by IBM that looks at the opinions and views of students and CEOs. The survey’s prim ...

True Innovation and Bell Labs
February 27, 2012, 1 Comment

I just read an article in the New York Times titled “True Innovation“. The article is a brief history of Bel ...

Scholarship reception remarks
October 10, 2011, No Comments

I thought I would share the remarks I made at the College of Technology’s Scholarship Reception that was held on Satur ...

Solar Decathlon
October 6, 2011, No Comments

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for a series of meetings but also to see Purdue’s Sola ...

Disrupting College
July 12, 2011, No Comments

Melissa Dark, associate dean for research and strategic planning, shared a report titled Disrupting College: How Disrupt ...

Stuck in the Shallow End
June 30, 2011, No Comments

I just finished reading a book titled Stuck in the Shallow End.  It is a very good book based on a study done at UCLA r ...